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Overview of Direct Hotels – Islington at Central

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Outdoor pool, pool loungers
Outdoor pool, pool loungers
Outdoor pool, pool loungers
1 bedroom, individually decorated, individually furnished, desk
Entire apartment

Direct Hotels – Islington at Central

4 out of 5

4.2/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Kitchen
  • Air conditioning
  • Washer

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Professionally cleaned
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in

Explore the area

    Popular LocationCastle Hill10 min walk
    Popular LocationMuseum of Tropical Queensland15 min walk
    Popular LocationReefHQ Aquarium17 min walk
    AirportTownsville, QLD (TSV)7 min drive

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Apartment, 3 Bedrooms

4.2/5 guest room rating
  • 80 sq m
  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 Queen Bed, 1 King Bed and 2 Single Beds

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms

4.1/5 guest room rating
  • 80 sq m
  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Queen Bed and 2 Single Beds

Apartment, 1 Bedroom

4.3/5 guest room rating
  • 60 sq m
  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

About this area

Townsville

Located in Townsville, Direct Hotels – Islington at Central is in the city centre and on a river. National Trust Heritage Centre and Jezzine Barracks are local landmarks, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Magnetic Island Ferry Terminal and The Strand Beach. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Queensland Country Bank Stadium or Townsville Entertainment & Convention Centre. Guests love the property's location for the sightseeing.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Castle Hill - 10 min walk
  • Catholic Diocese of Townsville - 10 min walk
  • Perc Tucker Regional Gallery - 10 min walk
  • Museum of Tropical Queensland - 15 min walk
  • ReefHQ Aquarium - 17 min walk

Getting around

  • Townsville Station - 17 min walk
  • Townsville, QLD (TSV) - 7 min drive

Restaurants

  • Fratello Coffee - 5 min walk
  • Donna Bionda - 6 min walk
  • A Touch of Salt - 7 min walk
  • Coffee Dominion - 8 min walk
  • Two Brothers Cafe - 8 min walk

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire apartment to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Direct Hotels – Islington at Central

4-star Riverside apartments near Magnetic Island Ferry Terminal
This smoke-free apartment building features an outdoor pool, a steam room and dry cleaning. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include laundry facilities, express check-out and tour/ticket assistance. Each apartment provides a kitchen with a fridge, an oven, a hob and a microwave. Guests will appreciate conveniences, such as a washer/dryer and a living room, while a TV with digital channels and a DVD player provide a bit of entertainment. Weekly housekeeping is available.
Direct Hotels – Islington at Central offers 30 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with washers/dryers and DVD players. Rooms open to furnished balconies. This individually decorated and furnished accommodation has separate living rooms. Premium digital televisions are provided. Accommodation at this 4-star apartment has kitchens with full-sized fridge/freezers, hobs, microwaves and separate dining areas. Bathrooms include a shower, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and an iron/ironing board. Housekeeping is provided on a weekly basis.

Recreational amenities at the apartment include an outdoor pool and a steam room.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Property is professionally cleaned
Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Beach

  • Near the beach

Pool/Spa

  • Outdoor pool
  • Sunloungers
  • Steam room

Internet

  • Free WiFi

Parking and transport

  • Free self-parking on site

Family friendly

  • Cots (infant beds): AUD 35.0 per stay

Kitchen

  • Fridge (full size)
  • Hob
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Electric kettle

Bedrooms

  • Bed sheets provided
  • Alarm clock
  • Rollaway/extra beds: AUD 45.0 per night

Bathrooms

  • Shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels provided

Living spaces

  • Living room
  • Dining room
  • Sitting area

Entertainment

  • 32-inch TV with premium channels
  • DVD player

Outdoor areas

  • Furnished balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Garden
  • Picnic area

Laundry

  • Washer/dryer
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities

Work spaces

  • Laptop workspace

Comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Suitability/Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Housekeeping (weekly)
  • Local maps
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Luggage storage
  • Blackout curtains
  • Safe at front desk
  • Restaurant dining guide

Location highlights

  • On the river
  • Near the airport
  • In the business district
  • In the city centre

Safety features

  • Smoke detector

General

  • 30 rooms
  • 9 floors
  • 3 buildings
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
Late check-out fee: AUD 100.00
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open Monday - Friday (8:00 AM - 6:00 PM) and Saturday - Sunday (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 6:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 45.0 per night.
Cots (infant beds) are available for AUD 35.0 per stay

Payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: AUD 500.00 per accommodation, per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Late check-out fee: AUD 100.00 (subject to availability)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 35.0 per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 45.0 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards and debit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms

National rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian star ratings agency, Star Ratings Australia.

Property is also known as

Central Islington Apartments Vivo Apartment Townsville
Central Islington Apartments Vivo Apartment
Central Islington Apartments Vivo Townsville
Central Islington Apartments Vivo
Islington Apartments
Central Islington by Vivo
Direct Hotels – Islington at Central Apartment
Direct Hotels – Islington at Central Townsville
Direct Hotels – Islington at Central Apartment Townsville

Frequently asked questions

4.2
Very good
Rating 5 - Excellent. 118 out of 267 reviews
5 - Excellent 44%
Rating 4 - Good. 97 out of 267 reviews
4 - Good 36%
Rating 3 - Okay. 38 out of 267 reviews
3 - Okay 14%
Rating 2 - Poor. 11 out of 267 reviews
2 - Poor 4%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 3 out of 267 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.0/5

Cleanliness

3.8/5

Staff & service

3.9/5

Amenities

4.0/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Close to stadium
Stayed 1 night in May 2021

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Having read old reviews after booking, I was worried about what to expect but the single bedroom apartment was large, clean and modern. The staff were friendly and helpful, and even allowed me to check in early after a quick phone call. I also liked that there was secure underground parking.
Stayed 5 nights in Feb 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, room comfort
Good location, facilities, checking in was excellent, the apartment was just what we wanted
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with family, Travelled with family and small children
Liked: Amenities
I like the unit layout with the bedrooms on the second floor and the living area below, this was very functional for our family.
Stayed 5 nights in Dec 2020

4/5 Good

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
the apartment was clean but needed a bit of attention. the the front of the microwave was missing so was unsure if it worked ,the lounge needed to be recovered.but a nice quite complex and with security gates on the car park and the entry to the complex. very good. with in walking distance of cowboys leagues club many restaurants and hotels. nice views of the Ross river and the new stadium
Stayed 4 nights in Oct 2020